Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest!

Young people are key to putting the pieces together for creative conflict resolution. The Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest encourages kids to write a poem or song about a peaceful theme (listening, respect, anti-bullying, etc). 5 selected poets receive gift cards, public recognition at the Peace Builder Awards Gala on November 17th, AND will be filmed by BTV! Check out the WDRC YouTube Channel for videos, or download our Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest booklet to read past poems.

Who: K-12 students in Whatcom County
When: Submit poems now through September 25, 2017
Prizes: Gift cards, public readings at Village Books and the Peace Builder Awards Gala, and much more! 
How: Submit poem online OR mail/drop off submission form to the WDRC (13 Prospect St., Ste 201, Bellingham, WA 98225)

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Village Books & Paper Dreams is the exclusive sponser for Dispute Resolution Center's 2017 Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest.